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With a little luck, a section of a Harris Township road now closed because of river erosion will be open in July.

Motorists haven’t been able to travel the stretch of Portage River South Road, between Schultz-Portage Road and Linker-Portage Road, for a little more than a year now, Ottawa County Engineer Dave Brunkhorst said.

The 1,200 to 1,500-foot section must be moved south about 25 to 30 feet to remedy the situation.

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Three people were injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident on State Route 795 at the northbound on-ramp of I-280 in Lake Township.

According to the Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Dennis Miller, 66, Millbury, was driving west on Rout 795 and hit the passenger side door of an eastbound vehicle that had turned left in front of him, attempting to enter the on-ramp.  The accident occurred about 6 p.m.

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Genoa schools may need to put an operating levy on the ballot this fall.

Memorial Day has come and gone and school districts across the state, including Genoa, remain in flux regarding finances.

“We were under the impression that the state would have something for us by the Memorial Day holiday,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said, regarding the state’s biennial budget that’ll take effect July 1.

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Nationally-renowned artist brings murals to East Toledo

Peruvian artist Mario Torrero will lead a group of Bowling Green State University students in painting a 40 feet wide by 15 feet tall mural on a viaduct on East Broadway near Vinyl Street.

If the weather and other factors cooperate, the group will have begun their project over the weekend and be done by this Wednesday.

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The Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society and the Harbor View Historical Society are saving historic remnants from an 1894 Oregon Township schoolhouse that was to be torn down Friday.

According to the late historian Josephine Fassett’s book, History of Oregon and Jerusalem: The Story of Two Communities, the first school for Oregon Township District 9 was located on Wynn Road about one-fourth mile south of Bayshore Road, and was built by John Clay in 1891 for $1,978.60.

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